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At, we accept several new partners each year for added promotional opportunities. Advertise your story to our millions of readers. began in 2003 (yes, before Facebook!) as a passion project and is now one of the most visited online travel guides in the Southeast. The website’s appeal, history, and loyal following help make it an essential part of your online marketing strategy. We work hard to ensure our Trusted Resource status with Google remains strong. Because of our longevity and carefully curated content, we are fortunate to receive tremendous support from businesses and organizations in Asheville and the Western North Carolina mountains. Many of our partners have been a part of the website since its inception, which is the highest compliment we can think of. Meet our team

Here are a few reasons why you will be delighted with your partnership and advertising investment with Travel Guide—a trusted resource for insider information and tips on Western North Carolina for visitors and locals alike.

Here are a few reasons why you will be delighted with your partnership and advertising investment with Travel Guide.

1. Reach millions.
This 800-page website receives a staggering 4.4 million visits a year from 200+ countries. Our travel journal provides plenty of insider tips for the best things to do and places to see. has an extensive national and local following and is used by all to create a beautiful experience, whether planning a family vacation, a friend getaway, or a solo retreat throughout Western North Carolina. Read more about us!

2. Tell your story.
Our readers respond best to descriptive copy and photographs, not display ads. Business features have an editorial feel to keep our authenticity, which gives greater credibility and more helpful information. You will never see a banner ad here. Need a little help with ideas? We love to share marketing advice and help you create a custom promotion that matches your offerings with our reader's interests.

3. Track your success. 
Receive periodic reports on the number of click-throughs to your website after reading your information on We love data, so we will help you figure out ways to do even better.

4. Be a part of a community. is more than just a bunch of information. We are a community working together to create unforgettable experiences for visitors to the NC mountains in 40 towns and 15 counties.

5. Reach beyond the website.
Our marketing campaign includes successful search engine optimization, social media network, and public relations contacts. We are highly ranked by Google and receive most of our traffic through organic searches. Travel writers contact us for ideas. Our social media networks reach nearly a half million people each year on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. Sign up for our monthly email update.

6. Give back.
Our "Giving Website" supports many community organizations that work hard to promote and protect our natural and manmade resources in Western North Carolina. In fact, 25% of our listing revenue is matched for the promotion of nonprofit businesses, attractions, and festivals. Read more about our community support!

7. Get connected.
Meet other travel and tourism leaders in western North Carolina with our networking. We now cover 15 counties: Buncombe, Swain, Graham, Macon, Jackson, Transylvania, Haywood, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, McDowell, Burke, Yancey, Mitchell, and Avery. We also work closely with Biltmore, the Blue Ridge Parkway, national forests, state parks, and many other attractions.

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